From The Archives: Some big fish number days over the years. Unfortunately, many of my electronic records going back 25 years or more have been lost or destroyed. But I still have years of hand-written records – still the best kind to keep.
May 30, 1998 – 100 striped bass on the fly with Scott Parry and Tim King. All from Duxbury shoreline.
July 1, 1998 – 50 striped bass on the fly with Capt. Wayne Frieden. All in Boston harbor. Photo shoot.
July 11, 1998 -57 striped bass on the fly with Tim King and Scott Parry. All from Duxbury shoreline.
August 22, 1998 – 81 striped bass on the fly with Tim King and Scott Parry. Tim’s new Lund and also from the Duxbury flats.
September 29, 1998 – 76 striped bass on the fly with Scott Parry. From F/V “None Too Proud.” Walls of fish at Powder Point Bridge busting bait.
October 3, 1998 – 97 striped bass on the fly with Scott Parry.
May 15, 2011 – Insane striper blitz with Richard Comstock on the fy. Heavy rains, dense fog, massive amounts of fish, bait and birds at Bug Light.
May 26, 2011 – Tons of fish. Gary Condon, Kevin Erickson. Kevin landed a 40″ on Captain’s Flat. Gaggs Grabber w/5″ white hackles. Kevin’s red shirt.
September 12, 2011 – 49 striped bass with Al and Julie Uhler. All light tackle.
September 13, 2011 – 48 fish, 5 keepers with Dick Bowman. All light tackle.
April 28, 2012 – 25+ striped bass on the fly. Kingston Bay, No birds, but topwater blitz of big fish for two hours. Baymen Universal. Sinking Line.
May 15, 2012 – 82 striped bass, 7 keepers with Joe Mcphearson. Live bait, chunk, light tackle. Duxbury and Kingston bay.
June 29, 2012 – 52 striped bass on light tackle. Rubber crankbaits.
September 24, 2012 – 50 striped bass, 4 keepers, all on light tackle.
Capt. David Bitters